Tag Archives: Roberta J. M. Olson

Audubon’s Aviary — worth the visit no matter how far you migrate

The New-York Historical Society (NYHS) is now showing a superb exhibition curated by Roberta J. M. Olson of original work by John James Audubon (JJA or Audubon hereafter) including over 200 pieces from their own matchless collection of watercolors (almost all purchased in 1863 directly from Audubon’s widow Lucy), and a remarkable selection of 26 early and rare pastels from two other institutions. Running only through May 19, 2013, this is the first installment of an extraordinary undertaking involving three […]